Chance for Bristol’s healthcare and life sciences pioneers to get expert business advice

September 17, 2018
Chance for Bristol’s healthcare and life sciences pioneers to get expert business advice

Healthcare sector innovators from Bath can test out their ideas in a four-day programme hosted by SETsquared – the world’s number one university business incubator – and the South West Academic Health Science Network (SW AHSN) next month. The Health Innovation Programme (HIP), which is free to companies that...

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Science Park jointly acquired by South Gloucs Council and University of Bath in £18m deal

September 17, 2018
Science Park jointly acquired by South Gloucs Council and University of Bath in £18m deal

South Gloucestershire Council has bought the Bristol & Bath Science Park with in a joint £18m deal with the University of Bath they say will realise its potential and boost the West of England’s reputation as a centre of excellence for research. Since the park opened in 2011 after...

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Ahead of the Agenda: The Week Ahead

September 16, 2018
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Monday September 17 Interims: H&M, FedEx Trading update: Dairy Crest Tuesday September 18 Interims: Faroe Petroleum, General Mills Trading update: Ocado Wednesday September 19 Interim: Kingfisher Trading updates: Babcock, Stagecoach Economic announcement: CPI (August) Thursday September 20 Final: Kier Interims: Lamprell, French Connection Economic announcement: Retail sales (August) Friday...

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The LAST WORD: Aaron Dewey, partner, Modern Wire

September 14, 2018
The LAST WORD: Aaron Dewey, partner, Modern Wire

Each week Bristol Business News gives a prominent member of the city’s business community the last word on its weekly e-bulletin. This week Aaron Dewey, a partner at bespoke furniture maker Modern Wire, answers our 10 questions What was the LAST: Film you watched? Show Dogs with my daughters. ...

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Bristol’s tech sector earns status as UK’s most productive in latest report

September 14, 2018
Bristol’s tech sector earns status as UK’s most productive in latest report

Bristol has been named as the UK’s most competitive and productive tech cluster in yet another recognition of the city’s preeminent role in the high-growth sector. According to the latest research from Tech Nation, the organisation that helps accelerate the growth of the digital tech sector across the UK,...

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‘Tube’ map helps Bristol’s high-growth firms make connections with area’s key organisations

September 14, 2018
‘Tube’ map helps Bristol’s high-growth firms make connections with area’s key organisations

A snapshot of Bristol’s start-up and scale-up ecosystem has been produced in an easy-to-use format to show where high-growth businesses can find essential support, information and advice. The innovative Growth Map – illustrated like a London Tube map and thought to be the UK’s first of its kind –...

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What’s the big idea? Businesses urged to think of new ways to back first Bristol Giving Day

September 14, 2018
What’s the big idea? Businesses urged to think of new ways to back first Bristol Giving Day

Bristol businesses are being challenged to come up with new and exciting ways to raise funds for city charities and voluntary groups as the first Bristol Giving Day approaches. Staged by Quartet Community Foundation, the independent charity that works across the West of England to support local philanthropists in...

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A touch of glass. Wraps come off St George’s striking new extension

September 14, 2018
A touch of glass. Wraps come off St George’s striking new extension

Historic Bristol music and spoken word venue St George’s has opened its £6.3m extension – securing a sound financial future for itself and bringing a striking new corporate venue to the city. The wraps came off the building just hours before two of the world’s leading young musicians, a...

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Largest industrial letting this year as ‘big shed’ market motors ahead

September 14, 2018
Largest industrial letting this year as ‘big shed’ market motors ahead

Automotive parts supplier Apec Braking is to create a new HQ and national distribution base in Filton after agreeing to relocate to one of the biggest industrial buildings ever to come onto the Bristol commercial property market. The 115,500 sq ft warehouse – the size of two football pitches...

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